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    Tijs Rademakers and Jos Dirksen on Open Source ESB

    by Stefan Tilkov Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 13, 2009 1

    InfoQ has published a sample chapter from the book “Open Source ESBs In Action”, authored by Tijs Rademakers and Jos Dirksen, and took the opportunity to interview the authors about their experience in using open source ESBs in real-world projects.

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    Distributed JBI

    by Derek Frankforth Follow 0 Followers on  Feb 10, 2009 1

    Officially, the JBI (Java Business Integration) standard is limited to a single Java Virtual Machine (JVM) instance. In a new article, Sun's Derek Frankforth describes and contrasts the strengths and weaknesses two different styles of setting up a distributed JBI topology using OpenESB, and shows how they complement each other in the end.

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    Choosing between Routing and Orchestration in an ESB

    by Adrien Louis Follow 0 Followers , Marc Dutoo Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 02, 2008

    In this article, Adrien Louis and Marc Dutoo discuss the differences and relative merits of using orchestration vs. routing in a typical ESB setup. They discuss various approaches to connecting services, from low level ones like customized routing, to high-level ones using business oriented approaches like workflow and orchestration, and conclude that there is no one-size-fits-all solution.


Interview: Ricco Deutscher on "SOPERA"

Posted by Stefan Tilkov Follow 5 Followers on  May 15, 2007

Deutsche Post World Net, one of the world's largest logistics companies has announced plans to contribute its SOA platform to the Eclipse Foundation. InfoQ had a chance to talk to those responsible.


SOA Programming Models

Posted by Boris Lublinsky Follow 1 Followers on  Oct 26, 2006

An overview of the emerging programming models in SOA including Windows Communication Framework (WCF), Java Business Integration (JBI) and Service Component Architecture(SCA). 4


ESB Roundup Part two: ESB Use Cases

Posted by Miko Matsumura Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 12, 2006

This is the second part of InfoQ's ESB series, an exploration of the Enterprise Service Bus. The focus is use cases for ESB --referencing analysts, survey research and community feedback. 27


ESB Roundup Part One: Defining the ESB

Posted by Miko Matsumura Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 05, 2006

A healthy debate has arisen in the SOA community around the Enterprise Service Bus. What is the best definition of an ESB? When should an ESB be deployed? What is its role in SOA? 32